Boston Scientific, FDA, IntelliNav XP ablation catheters, Rhythmia Mapping System

Rhythmia Mapping System image courtesy of Boston Scientific

Technology | Ablation Systems | May 23, 2016
May 23, 2016 — Boston Scientific has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for two catheters that...
Watchman, left atrial appendage closure, LAA occluder, LAA. LAAO, laa occluder, left atrial appendage, Watchman

The Boston Scientific Watchman device is currently the only transcatheter LAA occluder cleared for use in the United States.

Feature | Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Occluders | May 20, 2016 | Dave Fornell
Atrial fibrillation (AF) affects nearly 6 million Americans and the condition puts them at significantly greater risk...
News | Atrial Fibrillation | May 19, 2016
May 19, 2016 — Physician-researchers in the College of Medicine at the University of Cincinnati have developed a...
St. Jude Medical, EuroPCR 2016 studies, FFR, LAAO, left atrial appendage occlusion, fractional flow reserve, Amplatzer
News | Cath Lab | May 19, 2016
May 19, 2016 — St. Jude Medical Inc. announced results from two cardiovascular clinical trials presented at EuroPCR...
Johns Hopkins, virtual heart modeling tool, VARP, arrhythmias, implanted defibrillator

Examples of how the computer model would classify one patient at high risk for heart arrhythmia and another at low risk. Image courtesy of Royc Faddis/Johns Hopkins University.

News | Cardiac Diagnostics | May 17, 2016
May 17, 2016 — An interdisciplinary Johns Hopkins University team has developed a...
News | Ablation Systems | May 11, 2016
May 11, 2016 — Patients with Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome who receive...
Medtronic, FDA approval, MR-conditional CRT-Ds, defibrillators, Amplia, Compia
Technology | Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Devices (CRT) | May 11, 2016
May 11, 2016 — Medtronic plc recently announced it received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the...
Imricor, Vision-MR ablation catheter, clinical study, MRI guidance
News | Ablation Systems | May 10, 2016
May 10, 2016 — Imricor Medical Systems announced enrollment of the first patients in a...
Medtronic, Micra transcatheter pacing system, study data, HRS 2016
News | Pacemakers | May 10, 2016
May 10, 2016 — Medtronic plc announced clinical results highlighting the strong safety and performance profile of the...
LivaNova, SonR hemodynamic sensor, CRT, heart failure, RESPOND CRT trial, HRS 2016
News | Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Devices (CRT) | May 10, 2016
May 10, 2016 — The first-ever trial using new SonR hemodynamic sensor technology proves to be safely and effectively...
News | Pacemakers | May 09, 2016
May 9, 2016 — Results from a first-of-its-kind study identify a significant increase in the incidence of...
Nanostim, leadless pacemaker
News | Pacemakers | May 09, 2016
May 9, 2016 — New data presented at the Heart Rhythm Society's (HRS) annual meeting highlighted the long-term safety of...
warfarin, atrial fibrillation, dementia, Intermountain Healthcare Study, HRS 2016
News | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | May 09, 2016
May 9, 2016 — A new study has found an increased risk of dementia in patients with...
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